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Branding Iron

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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710 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9863 (Formerly Buffalo Bar and Grill)
+1 719-395-6472
06:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good with generous portions, indoor and outdoor service, great views, staff were helpful.

Thank mlramp
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Went in for a steak but had a burger .... wasn't let down , staff friendly , desert was great. Later in week returned for steak and it was great as well.

Thank Derek S
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The food was fine but nothing extraordinary. Our server was very friendly and nice but there was inadequate help and the service was slow.

Thank Linda G
Buena Vista, Colorado
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

You come for the food but you stay for the people! Very friendly very accommodating! Good food, great drinks and a wonderful atmosphere!

Thank Laura K
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Everything is like $14 or over so just know that to start. I ordered chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes. My steak was not cooked done and it was chewy. Every bite. Chewy. The worst piece of meat ever. I couldn't eat it. The mashed potatoes were forgettable but edible. My husband had some sort of fish and shrimp. He... More 

Thank Sharon C
Hartford, Ar
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169 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We ate here b/c the parking lot was crowded and that is usually a good sign. The alcoholic drinks were cheap and decent. The food was better than what we expected. I had a hamburger and the others had a Rueben sandwich, open face roast beef and a patty smothered in cheese. We were all satisfied with our orders and... More 

Thank Lynn M
Fort Collins, Colorado
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107 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food seemed fine (we hope). Service was either very attentive, or just gone for about five to ten minutes at a time. There were quite a few flies on an otherwise very plain and limited salad bar. Finally, after ordering dessert, my wife suggested I go back and look in the rotating pie display. As the banana cream pie... More 

Thank Live4VacationTrips
Bosque Farms
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

When we visited, they were short several waitresses and a cook, so the wait was long. The food, when it finally arrived, was good but not spectacular. The salad bar has very plain, and does not offer much variety.

Thank jeanstouffer
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We where recommends by the Super8 next door, very glsd they did, food was very good, wait staff was awesome, bartender is a great guy, very happy we went there on our visit

Thank Ginger E
Castle Rock, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Have stopped here many times wholesome good food and good portions staff was pleasantly cozy place to go and relax and enjoy any time of day

Thank rhillx56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 US Highway 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9863 (Formerly Buffalo Bar and Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 719-395-6472

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?